2016 Daily Holidays that fall on September 11, include:
9/11 Remembrance Day
Emergency Number Day - (Proclaimed by President Reagan on August 26, in 1987)
Libraries Remember Day
National Day of Service and Remembrance
National Hot Cross Bun Day
National Pet Memorial Day - September 11, 2016
Odd Day - (Last one was 9-11-13 - three consecutive odd numbers)
Remember Freedom Day
2016 Weekly Holidays that include September 11, are:
Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week - September 11-17, 2016
International Housekeepers Week - September 11-17, 2016 (Second Full Week of September)
National Assisted Living Week - September 11-17, 2016
National Days of Prayer and Remembrance - September 9-11, 2016 (Friday - Sunday closest to 9/11)
National Environmental Services Week - September 11-17, 2016
National Truck Drive Appreciation Week - September 11-17, 2016
Sobriety Checkpoint Week - September 6-12, 2015 (First Full Week in September)
2016 Monthly Holidays that include September 11, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our September Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of September.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Paralympic Games 2016 - September 7-18, 2016 held in Rio de Janeiro after the Summer Olympic Games.
Great Reno Balloon Race - September 9-11, 2016 in Reno, Nevada, the World's Largest FREE Hot-Air Ballooning Event. (For more info, please see my Great Reno Balloon Race page on my Truckee Travel Guide website)
Miss America Pageant - September 11, 2016
The Astrological Sign for September 11 is Virgo.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of September are:
Aster - symbols of powerful love.
Morning Glory - simple symbols of affection.
The Birthstone(s) for September is Sapphires:
Sapphires have a centuries long association with royalty and romance, and September's birthstone jewelry incorporates beautiful sapphire gems.
1816 - Cal Zeiss, German lens maker who created the Optical instrument (d. 1888)
1885 - David Herbert Lawrence (D.H.) English author, poet and writer (d. 1930)
1913 - Paul "Bear" Bryant, American football player and coach (d. 1983)
1924 - Tom Landry, American football player and coach (NY Giants / Dallas Cowboys)
1965 - Moby, American musician
1967 - Harry Connick, Jr. American singer, songwriter, and actor
1965 - Ralph C. Smedley, American educator who founded Toastmasters International (b. 1878)
1966 - Collett E. Woolman, American businessman who co-founded Delta Air Lines (b. 1889)
1994 - Jessica Tandy, English-American actress and singer (Driving Miss Daisy, Fried Green Tomatoes) (b. 1909)